Why we must protect our vanishing species

By Monica K Bhatia We as humans can often get so caught up in our hectic urban lives, spending all day seeing only other people. It can be easy then, to forget that we cohabit our spaces with many other species. Can you guess how many we share the UK with? 70,000. That is 70,000Continue reading “Why we must protect our vanishing species”

Ecosystem Services and Nature Based Solutions

People think this because the things mentioned above such as food and wood fuel are labelled as “renewable”. If a resource is renewable, it is meant to mean we will always be able to have it, however, this is often not the case. It can happen where over exploitation occurs – thinking it’ll never run out – yet an infinite resource can turn finite.

We’re recruiting for our Advisory Committee!

We know that there are a  number of areas where we know we can improve our performance, knowledge and outcomes. An Advisory Committee would help us to ensure that our actions as an organisation and a movement are as impactful as they can be and are embedded in evidence, accuracy, and expertise.  We are currentlyContinue reading “We’re recruiting for our Advisory Committee!”

‘Rewilding’ at different spatial scales

The biodiversity crisis is real, and we require serious action to avert a mass extinction and the deterioration of our self regulating planet. “Rewilding” is often posed as a solution, yet there is now much confusion about what it actually means, and, rather than slapping meaningless labels onto things, we need a clear plan to restore nature at speed and scale.

Physical Access And Nature

By Monica Bhatia We all know that nature is incredibly beneficial to people of all ages, for a variety or different reasons, whether it be physical health such as going for a jog, or mental health, such as taking some time to clear your head. Now, if nature is so helpful for anyone, why isn’tContinue reading “Physical Access And Nature”

Change.org post #LIVE NOW !!! #NatureNearby

We, the youth of today are fed up with the status quo, we’re dissapointed in the UK government for failing us on almost every part of the ambitious targets set for 2020 that were aimed at tackling climate change and saving biodiversity. We’re failing as a nation, as a global leader and as a visionaryContinue reading “Change.org post #LIVE NOW !!! #NatureNearby”

Nature Nearby: Moving beyond nature ‘access’

A guest blog by Dr Sarah Bell, University of Exeter. “I think nature has become more important to me in some ways, now that I find it harder to get to it… because it’s unnecessary that it’s harder to get to, so it feels like an unnecessary separation” This is a pertinent quote from oneContinue reading “Nature Nearby: Moving beyond nature ‘access’”